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AH2001   History and Theory of European Art, Architecture and Design from the French Revolution to Vienna 1900

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 2.00 pm Mon, Tue, Thu (lectures)

The module provides students with a systematic understanding of the most significant art historical developments in nineteenth-century Europe. It aims to facilitate analytic and interpretative skill using available documentation, and to educate students in the study of visual objects and material history. The module provides a close study of the most significant individual artists, and proceeds to look generally at the emergence of avant-garde movements. There is a theoretical component which provides the broader context for these developments.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AH1001 or pass AH1003

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial (x 10 weeks), tutor's optional office hour(x 11 weeks), field trip to Edinburgh - 8 hours

Scheduled learning hours: 48

Guided independent study hours: 152

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught